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Kwang Lim

Kwang Lim owns E Mart, one of the largest supermarkets owned by an Asian-American in Michigan.

Questions with Kwang Lim

E Mart

Brian Yessian

Brian Yessian is the CCO of Yessian Music, a music firm based in Farmington Hills.

Questions with Brian Yessian

Yessian Music

Rena Basch

Rena Basch is the founder of Locavorious, a local-food start-up based in Ann Arbor.

Questions with Rena Basch


Donny Minchillo Jr.

Donny Minchillo Jr. is the co-founder with Dishkin, a tech firm based in Troy.

Questions with Donny Minchillo Jr.


Mike Semanco

Mike Semanco is the CEO of Hennessey Capital, a small business lender based in Huntington Woods.

Questions with Mike Semanco

Leslie Geupel

Leslie Geupel is a senior vice president at Level One Bank, a rapidly growing bank based in Farmington Hills.

Questions with Leslie Geupel

Level One Bank

Richard and Gary Astrein

Two brothers with complementary strengths and common goals are celebrating their 35th year in business together — all at the same location.

Gary and Richard Astrein are partners in Astrein Creative Jewelry on Maple in downtown Birmingham. "We've been here for so long that we're now serving a second generation," says Richard. "We're selling engagement and wedding rings to our customers' kids."

Questions with Richard and Gary Astrein

Tim Calkins

Tim Calkins is the founder of The WorkingHabitat Group, a job placement web portal based in Macomb.

Questions with Tim Calkins

Anthony Youn, MD, FACS

Dr. Anthony Youn is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who focuses on cosmetic surgery.  He has been featured on numerous entertainment and news television shows, print media publications, has authored and co-authored multiple manuscripts on plastic surgery, and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Plastic Surgery Products Magazine.

Questions with Anthony Youn, MD, FACS

Youn Plastic Surgery

Kalamazoo College

High School:
Greenville Senior High School

Rifino Valentine

Rifino Valentine is the president & founder of Valentine Vodka, a craft distillery based in Ferndale.

Questions with Rifino Valentine

Mike Elwood

Mike Elwood is the vice president of marketing for Azure Dynamics, a hybrid commercial vehicle manufacturer based in Oak Park.

Questions with Mike Elwood

Azure Dynamics

Douglas Finton

Douglas Finton is the managing director of Vital Skills International, a business training company based in Rochester Hills.

Questions with Douglas Finton

Brad Dahlhofer

Brad Dahlhofer is the co-founder of B. Nektar Meadery, a craft-brewing business based in Ferndale.

Questions with Brad Dahlhofer

John Stout

John Stout is the president & CEO of Stout Systems, a technology staffing company based in Ann Arbor.

Questions with John Stout

Stout Systems

Chris Ramos

Chris Ramos is the owner of The Night Move, a sustainability oriented shuttle service that connects the downtowns of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Detroit.

Questions with Chris Ramos

The Night Move

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